The Childhood Studies Minor in the College of Arts and Sciences is an exciting educational opportunity for undergraduate students interested in a wide array of issues concerning children and the experience of childhood. This interdisciplinary minor focuses on the life stages of infancy through adolescence and incorporates interests in child policy, parenting, gender, the life course, and the place of children in society and culture.

Case Western Reserve University has earned national and international recognition for its cutting edge research and teaching on the life cycle. The minor in Childhood Studies helps students take advantage of the diversity of child-related learning opportunities available through the Schubert Center for Child Studies, multiple departments across the CWRU campus, and institutions throughout the greater Cleveland community.

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The following faculty members provide academic advising to students interested in a minor in Childhood Studies:

Gabriella Celeste, JD
Policy Director, Schubert Center for Child Studies

Anastasia Dimitropoulos, PhD
Associate Professor of Psychological Sciences
Research Director, Schubert Center for Child Studies

Jill Korbin, PhD
Professor of Anthropology
Director, Schubert Center for Child Studies
Associate Dean, College of Arts and Sciences

Elizabeth Short, PhD
Professor of Psychological Sciences
Advisor, Childhood Studies program